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Partner Events: The New York Academy of Sciences

Oct 28
2014

Partner Events: The New York Academy of Sciences

AFAR is pleased to share these opportunities from our peer organization, The New York Academy of Sciences. Pharmacologic Resolution of Inflammation as a Novel Therapeutic Approach Date: October 28, 2014 Time: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm Location: The New York Academy of Sciences Poster Abstract Deadline: September 26, 2014 Uncontrolled, chronic inflammation is now considered a major component of many widespread diseases, which are now well-recognized as 'inflammatory diseases.' These include arthritis, asthma, atherosclerosis and peripheral vascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease, periodontal disease and cancer. This full-day symposium reviews recent discoveries and advances related to chronic inflammation, and demonstrates how this work translates into new…


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Beeson Annual Meeting

Oct 8
2014

Beeson Annual Meeting

The Beeson Annual Meeting is held for Beeson Scholars, mentors and other leaders in academic medicine and aging research to review research progress of Scholars, encourage dissemination of their findings, and enhance development of scholarship and leadership. The 2014 Beeson Annual Meeting will be held October 8 - 11 at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort and Spa in San Diego, California. A draft agenda is available here.


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InfoAging Webinar  |  Muscles & Moves: The Science of Aging & Exercise

Jul 29
2014

InfoAging Webinar | Muscles & Moves: The Science of Aging & Exercise

Tuesday July 29, 3-4pm, EDT Register here by July 23 to secure your spot. Program As we age, exercise does more than help us look and feel better—it’s also proven to significantly reduce the onset of chronic conditions and diseases such as heart disease and diabetes. But why and how? In this one-hour, interactive webinar, expert doctors and scientists will lend insights into the latest biomedical research on exercise in older adults, exploring: • How does cardiovascular exercise reduce the symptoms and onset of chronic conditions as we age? • What is the relationship between muscle strength…


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Jul 16
2014

"The Myth of Senility" - Private Cocktail Reception

On July 16th from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. AFAR will host a special cocktail reception for trust and estate attorneys and interested individuals at the Lotos Club in New York CIty . Dr. Norman Relkin, Associate Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience at the Weil Cornell Medical College and Founding Director of its Memory Disorders Program will tackle the topic of "The Myth of Senility."  Dr. Relkin specializes in age-related cognitive disorders, and has written extensively and conducted many innovated studies on Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Norman Relkin will discuss the concept of successful brain aging and…


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AFAR Grantee Conference

Jun 2
2014

AFAR Grantee Conference

The purpose of the annual AFAR Grantee Conference is to promote scientific and personal exchanges among recent AFAR grantees and experts in the fields of geriatrics and gerontology. The 2014 Conference will be held in Santa Barbara, California at Four Seasons Biltmore Hotel from June 2 - 4. The final conference program booklet can be downloaded here. 


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